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post #16 of 58 (permalink) Old Nov 17th, 2012, 03:37 PM
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No. Death is part of life
The very last part, which is what is frightening to most people.

Especially so seeing as there is no evidence that our consciousness lives on or is as transcendent as our culture represents it to be. I used to believe that we had an immortal soul but I've lost that faith, sadly for me.

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post #17 of 58 (permalink) Old Nov 17th, 2012, 03:42 PM
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Re: Are you afraid of dying?

If you don't believe that there is something after this life one probably should not be afraid.

If you do believe that there is something after this life and you have not lived your life here well, perhaps one should be very afraid.

On the other hand, if one has lived well......

For Dante, it follows then, that the only way to get into Hell is to insist upon it. One must deliberately exclude himself from grace by hardening his heart against it. Hell is what the damned have actively and insistently wished for.

The man that hath no music in himself, nor is not moved with concord of sweet sounds is fit for treasons, stratagems and spoils. The motions of his spirit are dull as night and his affections dark as Erebus. Let no such man be trusted. Shakespeare
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Re: Are you afraid of dying?

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post #19 of 58 (permalink) Old Nov 17th, 2012, 05:31 PM
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Re: Are you afraid of dying?

I welcome it.
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post #20 of 58 (permalink) Old Nov 17th, 2012, 06:31 PM
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Not at all. Im afraid of living past 30. If I'll live past 30 I'd end either in jail or in looney bin (been there before btw). Im 24 right now, and I give myself 3 more years...

Oh, once I WAS close to die, at 2010/2011 New Years Eve...If not my douchebag brother, I'd be dead right now.

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post #21 of 58 (permalink) Old Nov 17th, 2012, 06:54 PM
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No, anyone who has ever had a NDE(like me) would have absolutely no fear of it. It`s just a transition to another state.

"I can resist anything except temptation" - Oscar Wilde
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Re: Are you afraid of dying?

When, I really think about it, yes, I'm quite fearful of death. There's a lot more in this life that I want to experience. I want to live a full life. Maybe when I'm older I won't be so afraid...but I can't imagine feeling that way right now.

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post #23 of 58 (permalink) Old Nov 17th, 2012, 07:29 PM
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I can honestly say no.

Death happens, it's inevitable so why fear it.

Sometimes I feel like it would be better than living, given the world we inhabit at times.

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Yeah I would rather die of natural causes and be able to know my time is coming to an end so I can celebrate my last year or two with those I love. I am a little scared of dying but I know that there will be plenty of people with me so thats a good thing.
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No, anyone who has ever had a NDE(like me) would have absolutely no fear of it. It`s just a transition to another state.
Of course there is a HUGE difference between being almost dead and dead.

For Dante, it follows then, that the only way to get into Hell is to insist upon it. One must deliberately exclude himself from grace by hardening his heart against it. Hell is what the damned have actively and insistently wished for.

The man that hath no music in himself, nor is not moved with concord of sweet sounds is fit for treasons, stratagems and spoils. The motions of his spirit are dull as night and his affections dark as Erebus. Let no such man be trusted. Shakespeare
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Re: Are you afraid of dying?

Just a bit

The belief that man is an irresolute creature pulled this way and that by two forces of equal strength, alternately winning and losing the battle for his soul; the conviction that human life is nothing more than an uncertain struggle between heaven and hell; the faith in two opposed entities, Satan and Christ - all this was bound to engender those internal discords in which the mind, excited by the incessant fighting, stimulated as it were by the constant promises and threats, ends up by giving in and prostitutes itself to whichever of the two combatants has been more obstinate in its pursuit. Life isn't black and white, it's gold.
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Re: Are you afraid of dying?

I'm actually curious if I'll actually burn in hell or just be eaten by worms without me knowing.
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Why would you burn in hell?






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